Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: Give seniors their diplomas

March 19, 2009

A diploma doesn't look like much. It's a piece of paper with a name and a signature. But for graduating seniors, a diploma symbolizes hours of studying and more than $100,000 in tuition. It would be a shame if...

STAFF EDITORIAL: More to St. Paddy’s than shamrocks and drinking

March 17, 2009

We are as excited as anyone that St. Patrick's Day is today. We look forward to an evening of celebration filled with beer, shamrocks and leprechauns. But beyond enjoying our cheesy Americanization of the holiday, it...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Be careful over spring break

March 5, 2009

Spring break cannot come soon enough. After a long round of midterms and papers, it is time for a hard-earned week of relaxation. For some students this may mean going home and spending time with family, but for other lu...

STAFF EDITORIAL: watch yo back AT1 AK2 PC3

March 5, 2009

Spring break cannot come soon enough. After a long round of midterms and papers, it is time for a hard-earned week of relaxation. For some students this may mean going home and spending time with family, but for other lu...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Give back rather than give up for Lent

March 3, 2009

Lent is a period of 40 days before Easter intended for penance, prayer and preparation for the celebration of Easter. Many mark Lent by committing themselves to sacrificing a certain pleasure for 40 days. Rather than giving up...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Tollbooths merit consideration

February 26, 2009

It is rare to hear support voiced for tollbooths — we know of no one who enjoys turning out their pockets and digging into their stash of change when driving across their state. But when it comes to funding road construction in...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Class number switch welcome

February 24, 2009

Sometimes the smallest change can make the biggest difference. We're confident that the change the university is making in class numbering will do just that.The university has decided to shift from its current system of number...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Business students, form good habits now

February 19, 2009

Some cheating may seem harmless, but we see this as a black-or-white issue: Either you do cheat or you don't. Sadly, too many business students do, and we urge them to shape up.Donald McCabe, a business schoo...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Schulz exemplary of Marquette’s four pillars

February 17, 2009

Many people simply talk about Jesuit ideals. But others actually live out these ideals in their lives' work. Marquette is lucky enough to host one of those people on campus this afternoon, and we urge all students to...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Dining Dollar proposal a chance to reach out

February 12, 2009

Marquette is located in the heart of Milwaukee. Our location right in the middle of the city reinforces our responsibility to reach out to the community around us and do what we can to serve others. A recent proposal to give un...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Mandated paid sick leave a bad move

February 10, 2009

The paid sick leave ordinance that citizens voted into law last November has been making Milwaukee headlines a lot recently. Last Friday, Milwaukee County circuit court Judge Thomas R. Cooper granted a request for an injunction al...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Make nutrition information available

andrea.tarrell@marquette.edu

February 5, 2009

Every college student has heard of the dreaded "Freshman 15," and the inaccessibility of nutrition information doesn't help keep the weight off. To keep students healthy and assist in making good diet choices, So...